Since January 2010 Daniel J. Lang is Professor for Trandisciplinary Sustainability Research at Leuphana University Lueneburg at the Faculty of Sustainability. He was also Dean of this faculty between 2012 and 2016 and Dean responsible for study affairs of the Leuphana Semester and Complementary Studies between 2010 and 2012. Since 2016 he is the President’s Special Advisor for Sustainability at Leuphana. Furthermore he is one of the academic Directors of the Double Degree Masters Program Global Sustainability Science of Leuphana University Lueneburg and Arizona State University. Before his employment at Leuphana Daniel was researcher and later senior researcher at ETH Zuerich in the Institute for Environmental Decisions, professorship for Environmental Natural and Social Sciences.

The main focus of Daniel’s work revolves around the further development of the theoretical, methodological as well as process-related foundations of Sustainability Science. In particular his professorship focuses on cooperation and mutual learning processes between different scientific disciplines as well as science and society with the aim to develop robust solution options for urgent sustainability problems of the 21st century. Daniel is currently leading several large sustainability science projects both engaging in transformational sustainability research as well as analysing this and similar research approaches from a meta-perspective.

Together with Henrik von Wehrden, Daniel LANG will talk and lead a workshop on Transdisciplinary research framework of competences  and will participate on a round table on  the methods and resources to train for transdisciplinarity.

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